敘利亞的聖以撒的靈修箴言 – 19

 

敘利亞的聖以撒的靈修箴言(PEARLS)

Short Quotations Gathered From the Ascetical Homilies

摘自《神修訓話》

 

Silence is a mystery of the age to come, but words are instruments of this world.

靜默是來世的奧秘,而言語則是此世的工具。

The passions are like dogs accustomed to lick blood in butchers’ shops. When these are barred from what ……

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敘利亞的聖以撒的靈修箴言 – 16

 

敘利亞的聖以撒的靈修箴言(PEARLS)

Short Quotations Gathered From the Ascetical Homilies

摘自《神修訓話》

A gift free of trials is a disaster to those who receive it.

未經誘惑而獲得的恩賜對領受它的人而言,是一種災禍。

To choose what is good belongs to the good volition of the man who desires it; but to realize the choice of the good voliti ……

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敘利亞的聖以撒的靈修箴言 – 15

 

敘利亞的聖以撒的靈修箴言(PEARLS)

Short Quotations Gathered From the Ascetical Homilies

摘自《神修訓話》

We should not be exceedingly grieved when we make a slip in some matter, but when we persist in it; for even the perfect often slip, but to persist therein is total death.

若是我們在某件事上失足跌倒了(意卽犯罪),我們不應過於悲傷;但是,如果我們不斷 ……

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敘利亞的聖以撒的靈修箴言 – 13

 

敘利亞的聖以撒的靈修箴言(PEARLS)

Short Quotations Gathered From the Ascetical Homilies

摘自《神修訓話》

Mercy and justice in one soul is like a man who worships God and the idols in one house.

在一個靈魂內具有仁慈與公義兩種品質就好比一個人在同一間房間裏敬拜上帝與偶像。

As grass and fire cannot coexist in one place, so justice and mercy can-not abid ……

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